Property Law

SB 58 – Modifies annexation procedures, allows the cities of Farmington and Perryville to enact certain nuisance abatement ordinances, and creates an alternative method of adopting ordinances for the City of Farmington. (Signed 6/28/13) 

CCS/HCS/SCS/SB 157 & SB 102 – Modifies provisions relating to the disposition of personal property, including the sale of precious metals, scrap metal, and donated goods receptacles. (Signed 6/26/13) 

CCS/SCS/SB 248 – This act modifies provisions relating to property taxes. (See Taxation Law

SB 257 – Modifies several definitions and procedures contained in the Port Improvement District Act. (Signed 6/25/13) 

SB 265 – Prohibits the state and any political subdivision from implementing any policy recommendations that infringe on private property rights without due process and are traceable to Agenda 21 adopted in 1992 by the United Nations or any other international law or ancillary plan of action that contravenes the federal or state constitutions. 

In addition, this act prohibits the state and any political subdivision from entering into an agreement with, expending any money for, receiving funds from, contracting services from, or giving financial aid to any organization accredited and enlisted by the United Nations to assist in the implementation of Agenda 21. (Vetoed 7/1/13) 

SB 342 – Alien or Foreign Business Ownership of Agricultural Land. (See Local Government Law

SB 350 – Prohibits the issuance of the renter’s portion of the senior citizens property tax credit. The Department of Revenue is required to calculate how much of the renter’s portion of the tax credit was redeemed in fiscal year 2012. Beginning fiscal year 2014, such amount will be deposited in to the newly created Missouri Senior Services Protection Fund. Moneys in the fund shall be used for services for low–income seniors and disabled persons. (Vetoed 5/14/13) 

SCS/SB 376 – Allows hospital districts to lease to or allow for any institution of higher education to use or occupy the hospital, any real estate or facility owned or leased by the district, or any part of the hospital for the purpose of health care related and general education or training. (Signed 5/16/13) 

CCS/SCS/HB 103 – Modifies various provisions of law relating to transportation. 

Allows the Governor to convey certain state properties in the counties of Taney, St. Clair, Osage, Green, Ozark, and Andrew to the State Highways and Transportation Commission. (See also Motor Vehicles & Transportation Law

SS/SCS/HCS/HB 175 – Modifies provisions of law relating to taxation of property. (See Taxation Law

SCS/HCS/HBs 303 & 304
– Designates several portions of highways and bridges located within Missouri. 

Designates the bridge on United States Highway 65 over CST Overlook Avenue in Greene County as the “Missouri Fallen Soldiers Memorial Bridge”. 

Modifies the current Mark Twain Highway designation set forth in § 227.303. 

Designates a portion of Interstate 70 in Independence as the “Clifton J. Scott Memorial Highway”. 

Designates a portion of U.S. Highway 69 in Clay County as the “Irvine O. Hockaday, Jr. Highway”. 

Designates the new bridge on Interstate 70 crossing the Mississippi River between downtown St. Louis and southwestern Illinois shall as the “Stan Musial Memorial Bridge”. 

Designates the Missouri portion of the bridge on Interstate 55, Interstate 64, Interstate 70, and U. S. Highway 40, commonly known as the Poplar Street Bridge, crossing the Mississippi River between Missouri and Illinois in St. Louis as the “Congressman William L. Clay Sr. Bridge”. 

Designates a portion of U.S. Highway 63 in Maries County as the “Leona Williams Highway”. 

Designates the portion of State Highway 32 from the city limits of the City of Farmington northeast to the intersection of State Highway 144 as the “Sergeant Jeffery Kowalski Memorial Highway.” 

Designates a portion of Interstate 70 in St. Louis City from Union Boulevard east to Kingshighway Boulevard as the “Police Officer Daryl Hall Memorial Highway”. (Signed 7/10/13) 

SS/HB 331 – Modifies provisions relating to telecommunications. (See Utilities Law

HCS/HBs 446 & 211 – Establishes that the enforcement and servicing of secured real estate loans shall be governed only by state and federal law. Local laws may not affect any rights or obligations of or impose fees related to such loan agreement. (Effective pursuant to Article 3, Section 31 of the Missouri Constitution, 7/14/13) 

CCS#2/SCS/HCS/HB 1035 – Modifies provisions relating to political subdivisions. 

Includes provisions relating to a rebuild damaged infrastructure program, neighborhood improvement districts, annexation of land by a city, and sale of local city hospitals. (See Local Government Law)